6pm Thu. Feb. 8

Genocide Process through a Human Rights Lens

UMD’s Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee will host Dr. Melanie O’Brien, Visiting Professor at the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Dr. O’Brien will discuss her most recent book which studies the process of genocide through the human rights violations that occur during genocide.

Fourth-floor Rotunda, Kathryn A. Martin Library 416 Library Dr. University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth

6:30pm Thu. Feb. 8

Bong Speaker Series

On March 14, Capt. (Ret) Tom Blomquist will share his experiences as a pilot in Vietnam. He flew a total of 59 weapons runs throughout South Vietnam and Laos, the majority being in Cambodia. During his time overseas, Capt. Blomquist and his crew were also standing on alert with nuclear weapons for any Cold War threats that may arise.

Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center 305 Harbor View Parkway, Superior

Cost: Free

7:30-9pm Thu. Feb. 8

The Future of Water in Duluth

A panel of Twin Ports experts presents the challenges and opportunities facing our region with regard to water and sustainability. This event is co-sponsored by the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District.

Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica 1200 Kenwood Ave., Duluth

Cost: FREE